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  • December 1, 2011, 8:04am

edischenn: Game-bird

ediscweard: Pasture/pasturage

/arable-hen'. Erse and edisc have different etymologies but are in complementary distribution as substantive elements in charter boundaries (Kitson, forth- .../

Old English ersc (stubble field)


  • December 1, 2011, 7:30am

Almost forgot, there's also some Middle English stuff about edible hens...

edish-henne (n.) Also ediscine. [ OE edisc-hen(n; cp. edisc pasture, park.] A quail

'a quail' ?


  • December 1, 2011, 7:18am

Back outta hiding and wondering if either 'eddish' or 'earsh' are good to go for 'arable' (?) and if also, how akin the aforesaid words are to: 'hurst' 'ash' and 'earth'

Anyway, gotta be something better out there to go alongside the Anglish Moot's 'plow(able)' for 'arable'


  • October 17, 2011, 9:05pm

*welsh = foreigner/Briton/Welsman/Latin/unGermanic etc...*

/Bead is well read in Latin and his underling is walestod in the understooding of matters Celtic.../


  • October 17, 2011, 8:47pm

SPREAD THE WORD: woodwose / wahlstod / sinflood

'woodwose' - (faun)

If needed, could someone kindly eke 'woodwose' as the bypell for 'faun' on Anglish Moot /The wild man (also wildman, or "wildman of the woods", archaically woodwose or wodewose/

Believed from Old English: 'wudu-wása' also lives in sundry lastnames like: wodehouse, woodhouse, woodiwiss, wudwas, and so forth...

It's not enough that there is already stuff like greenman, wildman and suchlike, the '-wose' ending is bewitching and one-of-a-kind. 'wodwos' in Gawain and the Green night, and 'the woses' in Tolkien's LOTR. Tinkered on More Words but doesn't seem any kindred wordstuff for the 'wose' bit. There's the near-ago slang word 'wuss' but even if it's got roots in a warm furry thing, the whimp+pussy/effeminate man meaning seems most unwoodwoseilike. That seems to leave 'woozy' (feeling oozy from drink) and 'woosie' a kind of pet form/call said to sweet furry cats. Anyway, maybe our furry friends the woodwoses might also have kin in moorlands called: moorwose/moorwiss - maybe that's how the 'morris dancers' got their name (?)

'wahlstod' - (interpreter)

Said to be Old English for 'interpreter' makes sense as 'wahlstod' (welshstood / welsh-understander?) also seems to of gone on to be the name of a mate/manthrall/interpreter(?) of Hallowed Bead. Haps back then 'wahlstod' meant: the Welsh understood/stander, and Saint Dunstan: the Dane understood/stander?
Dunstand / Walstood
Dunstod /Walstan
Anyway, what would be the spelling of 'wahlstod' ( interpreter) in English now days?

'sinflood' - (appocaplyspe)? (or as a prefix i.e sinbless, sinbliss, sinsinge, sincindersinge)?

'sündflut' German word for 'deluge' 'biblical flood' the meaningness of the word 'sinflood' gets broken down here: and here: and how here: how 'sündflut' is a mismeaning from a German dance hight 'sint-vluot'


  • October 10, 2011, 5:16pm

from the thrill of the battlefield to the doldrums of the field hospital


  • October 10, 2011, 5:10pm

'in the doldrums'

'IN the doldrums'


'IN' the tent'

'IN' the ROOMS'

'IN' the teldRUMS'

'IN' a tantrum'

'IN' the tent rooms'

'IN' the doldrums'

How is Johnny Longbow? ..well he was once a mighty warrior but took a hit and ended up broken in a field hospital tent room (teld rum) has you can imagine he's a bit in the doldrums...


  • October 10, 2011, 4:46pm

Florence Nightingale dulls wounds in teld rooms

nightingale yells dulls wounded yells


  • October 10, 2011, 4:29pm

/the sharpest longbowmen from the day were kinded a good nights wink in teld rooms/ ?

/after the heat of battle a good bowman is an even better bowman after the still/dull (silence) of teld rooms (doldrums)/ ?

/camping in a tent is wonderful, but camping in a tent through a day of rain can leave those that dwell inside in the doldrums, hence all the mobilehomes, caravans and chalets rather then tents on many so-called campsites these days.../ ?

/when bad weather hits small tented rooms (tents) the doldrums (teld rooms) hit those inside/ ?